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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn).

Usage examples (37)
  • "shillalah," the ballot was freely given to them, as the poor man's weapon for defence.
  • I got hould of a shillalah that fits me hand like a glove, glory be!
  • Fair, always willin 'to raise me shillalah and to hit any head which stands firninst me.
  • "I only wish the gentle Annie back there had given him a tap with the shillalah," remarked Jim. for more
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